Bio: Born in 1981, Peter Baker is an artist/photographer from New York City. He received a BA in Literature & Photography from SUNY Purchase in 2005, and an MFA from the Yale University School of Art in 2012. He has designed and taught courses at the International Center of Photography and has been a contributing writer for American Suburb X and Der Grief. He currently lives and works in Los Angeles. 


2012 MFA Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT

2005 BA Literature & Photography, SUNY Purchase, NY


2018 The Center For Fine Art Photography: Center Forward Jurror’s Prize

2013 Artist in the Marketplace Fellow, Bronx Museum of the Arts

2012 Richard Benson Prize for Excellence in Photography, Yale University

Selected Solo & Two-Person Exhibitions:

2018 Current Treatment. On View at Actual Size, Los Angeles 741 New High Street October 13 - November 25. Open Sundays 1:00-5:00 & by appointment.

2017 Work In Progress: Peter Baker & Lourdes at Alexander's Garage, Brooklyn, New York. Opens May 4

2009 “My Lost City: Photographs” Kris Graves Projects Gallery 111 Front Street, Brooklyn NY 11201 4/17 – 5/10

Selected Exhibitions:

2018 Center Forward. The Center For Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO.

2016 Re-Context: A Juried Photography Exhibition, Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver, CO

2015 "Stay Savage" The Co-Lab Gallery, Los Angeles

2015 Humble Arts Foundation "New Jack City"

2014 No Greater Fiction curated by Agnes Berecz, Bosi Contemporary 48 Orchard St. New York 10/29/14 – 1/3/15                              

2014 Bronx Speaks: No Boundaries The Bronx Museum of the Arts (Armory Show), 1040 Grand Concourse 3/5 – 3/10

2013 The 2nd Annual AIM Biennial, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, 1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery

2012 Yale MFA Thesis Show Group Portrait, Edgar Varela Fine Arts 727 S, Spring St. Los Angeles, CA 9/8-10/14

2012 Yale MFA Thesis Show Group Portrait, Ana Tzarev Gallery 24 W57 St. New York. 6/28-7/21

2012 Yale MFA Thesis Show Group Portrait. Green Hall Gallery, Yale School of Art. New Haven, CT 5/12-5/28

2011 “What Matters Now: Proposals For a New Front Page” Aperture Foundation, NY, NY 9/17 – 9/24

2010 “Old York Road” White Box Gallery 329 Broome St. NY, NY 11/7 – 12/1

2010 Madrid Foto – International Photography Fair: Madrid, Spain 5/12 – 5/16

2009 Aqua Art Miami – Contemporary Art Fair 12/2 – 12/5

2009 “Of Land” featuring the photographs of Lois Conner, Jed Devine, Jan Groover, Laura McPhee, Ray Mortenson, Victor Shrager, Steve Smith, and Jo Ann Walters. Kris Graves Projects 111 Front St, Brooklyn NY 11201 10/16 – 11/21

2009 “10 Photographers 10 Days” NY Photo Festival, Kris Graves Projects, Brooklyn

2006 “Explorations” Kris Graves Group Exhibition, 530 W 25 St. New York

2006 Local Project Gallery, Long Island City, Queens

2005 China Pingyao International Photography Festival (PIP)

2005 Best of SUNY Student Art Exhibition, Albany, NY

Visiting Artist:

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

SUNY Purchase

Bard College at Simon's Rock